Dickerson Park Zoo is located at 3043 North Fort in Springfield and is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm (October–March) and 9 am to 5 pm (April–September), including all summer holidays. Free parking is available in the zoo’s parking lot, and additional parking is available in lots at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.
Dickerson Park Zoo offers a variety of food and drink options, including the Bush Country Café, which serves a variety of food from hot to cold, snacks, ice creams, and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as healthy options and “Junior Zookeeper” kids’ meals. The Outpost in the ‘Tropical Asia’ section of the zoo serves snacks and drinks during the summer season and soft drink, and water vending machines can be found throughout the park. The Safari Trading Company Gift Shop also sells a range of snacks, candy, ice cream and bottled soft drinks.
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3043 North Fort, Springfield, Missouri 65803, website, Phone: 417-864-1800
Photo: Dickerson Park Zoo
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